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Treatment

May 9, 2019
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When you present to the emergency room with the heart attack, you're initially given aspirin for therapy and some other form of anti-platelet agent, whether it be Clopidogrel or Ticagrelor. Once the diagnosis has been made, you're taking rapidly to the cath lab to open up the blockages of your heart by putting in a stent or balloon angioplasty. Once you've gotten your arteries reperfused, you then go on to be treated with other medications, to include cholesterol medications, blood pressure, medications, and medications for diabetes if you do have diabetes.

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